Posts Tagged ‘Business’
Should Your Startup Be A Corporation or LLC?
Posted by Jeff Carter on March 5th, 2014 at 8:04 am, Comments: 0
One debate that startups constantly have is how to legally organize themselves. The two basic types of legal entities are a corporate structure, or an [...]
Mergers and Acquisitions-Is It The Right Strategy?
Posted by Jeff Carter on March 2nd, 2014 at 9:28 am, Comments: 0
Who Are The Natural Shorts And Longs In Bitcoin?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 28th, 2014 at 4:54 am, Comments: 0
In the Mt. Gox aftermath, it’s worth examining the Bitcoin market. I disagree with those that think the Mt. Gox meltdown is “good” because it [...]
Order Types Affect Markets
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 25th, 2014 at 8:08 am, Comments: 0
The explosion of electronic trade has caused a corresponding explosion of ways to trade. That sounds stupid. There is only one way to trade now-and [...]
Chicago, Manufacturing Center of the Future?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 22nd, 2014 at 7:56 pm, Comments: 0
Chicago was awarded a $70M dollar grant from the Federal government to create UI Labs. A laboratory for the future of manufacturing. After private companies [...]
Do You Think It’s A Top?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 22nd, 2014 at 9:01 am, Comments: 0
SPY data by YCharts One of the hardest things in trading to do is call a top, or a bottom. If you do it once [...]
A VC Talks His Book
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 12th, 2014 at 8:27 pm, Comments: 0
Recently, Marc Andreessen postulated that we aren’t frothy yet when it comes to tech companies. I am not so sure with the recent Klout acquisition [...]
What Kind of Company Are You? What Kind of Person Are You?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 8th, 2014 at 9:11 am, Comments: 0
On Tumblr, I saw a quote posted from Donna Brewington White. I realized the world of business really separates into…two groups. The attackers are the [...]
Startup Space Costs For Startup Firms
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 8th, 2014 at 8:25 am, Comments: 0
Over the past couple of years, I have done a fair amount of research on workspaces. It lead to two investments, Nextspace and Desktime. People [...]
Bitcoin; An Irrational Market
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 7th, 2014 at 12:24 pm, Comments: 0
Mt. Gox, a Bitcoin exchange halted withdrawls. Bitcoin lost 20% in value. Too bad. They call it technical issues-but the problem lies in a lot [...]
Why Is The Bitcoin BlockChain Important?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 7th, 2014 at 8:25 am, Comments: 0
As I research Bitcoin, I am learning. Initially, I looked at it as a pure medium of exchange. The trader in me does that all [...]
Bitcoin and Money Transfers: Which Is More Efficient?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 4th, 2014 at 6:26 am, Comments: 0
People transfer money all the time. Venmo is a peer to peer platform that charges no fees to transfer money among friends. My kids use [...]
Bitcoin or Credit Card? What’s Going to Be Preferred?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 3rd, 2014 at 9:08 am, Comments: 0
In the previous two posts, we covered simple transactions with cash or check. Now it gets more difficult. What’s a better payment system for both [...]
Bitcoin or Check? What Does a Merchant Prefer?
Posted by Jeff Carter on February 2nd, 2014 at 8:22 am, Comments: 0
Back in the old days when it was impossible for regular people to get a credit card, people either payed for goods and services by [...]
Stock Exchanges are Ripe to Be Disrupted
Posted by Jeff Carter on January 19th, 2014 at 9:39 am, Comments: 0
Tell me, why are stock exchanges still in business today? I honestly have no clue. The only reason I can see is so media outlets [...]
The Big Change in The Labor Market
Posted by Jeff Carter on January 17th, 2014 at 10:19 am, Comments: 0
Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit down with two macroeconomists from the Atlanta Federal Reserve. They were doing some research on entrepreneurial ecosystems as [...]
Have You Seen The Spike Jonze Movie “Her”?
Posted by Jeff Carter on January 11th, 2014 at 10:48 am, Comments: 0
My wife and I went to see the movie “Her” last night. I had seen previews and then read about it on a couple of [...]
PBS Frontline Wonders “How Does Anyone Make 60% Per Year?”. Answer: Insider Trading.
Posted by Jeff Carter on January 10th, 2014 at 7:09 am, Comments: 0
Did you see the Frontline piece on insider trading? Was very interesting to watch. I have a very different perspective than the mainstream on insider [...]
Jeffrey Carter is an angel investor and independent trader. He specializes in turning concepts into profits. He co-founded Hyde Park Angels one of the most active angel groups in the United States in April of 2007. He previously served on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Board of Directors. He has done market commentary for (More...)
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